Dr Richard Thomas, Consultant anaesthetist


Specialist interests

Paediatric anaesthesia

Anaesthesia for patients with learning disabilities

'Out of theatre' anaesthesia (Radiology / Endoscopy) 

Tracheostomy insertion and care

Paediatric critical care

Medical lead for Royal Hampshire County Hospital CCOT

Anaesthesia for radiological procedures and MRI


Training and education

MBBS (St Marys Hospital, London) FRCA



Lead for Hampshire Hospitals Novice anaesthetists' programme

Lead for Royal Hampshire County Hospital ICU induction and training

Lead for UHS year 4 medical students acute care module

Education supervisor for work experience students, medical students, Foundation programme, trainee anaesthetists and ACCP trianees. 

Past ICM tutor

RCOA College tutor

Foundation programme Director



Royal College of Anaesthetists

Intensive Care Society

Association of Paediatric Anaesthetists

Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland

Society of Naval Anaesthetists

Tri-Service Anaesthetic Society